Courses

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Pre Accredited Courses

First Step Computers _ Using Windows 7

Gain the confidence to use a computer. This step-by-step course covers the very basics of using a computer going right back to an explanation of the hardware (such as the mouse and keyboard) and how to turn the computer on. The course will then cover the basics to show you how to find your way around the computer, open, close, save files.

•    Basic features of a computer
•    starting the computer
•    Start menu
•    Using the desktop
•    File navigation
•    File manipulation
•    Working with a document
•    Introduction to word 2010
•    Introduction to excel 2010
•    Formatting
•    Mail merge
•    Printing

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Get into the Internet
This course will introduce you to the fun of using the internet and email. This is a beginner’s course, designed for participants who have no knowledge of using the internet or email. In this 8 week course you will learn a variety of basic functions and terminology that will assist you to use the internet with more confidence.

Topics covered:

•    Performing a web search
•    Creating an email address
•    Creating and receiving emails
•    Accessing and using social networks
•    Blogs
•    Podcasts
•    Security and privacy

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Get to Know Your IPAD
Have you recently purchased an iPad? Not sure how to use it? Then bring along your iPad, and come and learn with our expert tutor! This hands-on 8 week course will teach you how to make the most of the many features available and understand exactly what makes this incredibly useful piece of technology so popular.

•    A basic overview of your device
•    Home button and settings
•    Wi-Fi and how do you connect
•    Calendar and reminders
•    Camera and photos 
•    Mail and contacts
•    How to use safari (internet)
•    Applications-what is an applications

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The Next Step
IF you have completed the over 40’2 Computer course or just want to expand your knowledge, then here is the Next Step. This eight week course covers an introduction to Microsoft programs including Microsoft Word 2010, Excel and publisher.

Includes such topics as:

•    formatting text
•    Paragraph and page formatting
•    Print preview
•    Images and display 
•    Entering numbers and text
•    performing mathematical calculations
•    Creating formulae and charts

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Other courses include microsoft excel, click here, and basic computer skills for job searching click here.

Vocational Courses

(SITHFAB201)A Responsible service of ALCOHOL

This course is a theory based course and does not involve the practical aspects of mixing or pouring of alcoholic/ non-alcoholic beverages.
This unit is from the nationally accredited Hospitality training package SIT07. This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to satisfy the relevant state/ territory legislative requirements and codes of practise to provide responsible service of alcohol and to provide information and assistance to customers. This unit is appropriate for people working in or wishing to work in hospitality industry.
This training course is approved by the Victorian Commission for gambling liquor Regulation. (VCGLR)
There are no pre-requisites for this unit.

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CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Participants who complete this course successfully will receive a qualification from the nationally accredited Community Services Training Package CHC. Completion of this course qualifies people to work in Children’s services including Early Childhood Education Centres, Childcare Centres and Family Day Care. 

There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification.

•    Study 2 days per week
•    24 weeks duration
•    120 hours of practical placement
•    Study close to home
•    Payment plans available
•    Friendly study environment
•    Government funded places are available!

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CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Participants who complete this course successfully will receive a Diploma qualification from the nationally endorsed community services training package CHC. Completion of this Diploma qualifies people to work in children’s services centres in position responsible for planning, implementing and managing early childhood services including supervising other staff.

•    There are prerequisites for entry into qualification. Please speak to the Centre for more information.
•    Study 1 day per week
•    63 week duration
•    240 hours of practical Placement (if you are not currently working in the industry)
•    Study close to home
•    Payment plans available 
•    friendly student environment
•    Government funded places are available

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CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care and CHC303012 Certificate III in Home and Community Care

Participants who complete this course successfully will receive two qualifications from the nationally acquired Community Services Training Package CHC08. Completion of these courses qualify people to work in residential aged care facilities, community services providing aged care or in the homes of aged care clients. 

There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification. Pre-Course interview is required.

•    Study 2 days per week
•    18 week duration
•    105 hours of practical placement
•    Study close to home
•    Payment plans available
•    Friendly student environment 
•    Government funded places are available!

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(SITXFSA201) USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY

Commonly known as the “Food handler’s Certificate”. This unit is from the nationally accredited Hospitality training package SIT12. This unit cover the skills and knowledge required to apply good hygiene practices within a range of service industry operations. This unit of competency complies with the legislative requirements for food safety & hygiene practice as outlined in the Australian, New Zealand food standards code. This unit is appropriate for people working in or wishing to work in the hospitality industry.

There are no Pre-Requisites for this unit.

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English Classes

EAL FRAMEWORKS 2016

Courses on the EAL Framework allow learners, including those with low levels of literacy, to develop competence in English. Courses include a number of proficiency levels allowing learners to progress from basic communication skills at Entry level to an advanced level by Certificate IV. 

The Framework is designed for a range of adult EAL learners in post compulsory education settings, including adult, community and further education and employment programs. The EAL Framework provides flexibility and pathways for the range of adult EAL learners (beginner to advanced).

Accredited 

Course in EAL

 Note: Not currently delivering this course

22259VIC Course in EAL

 

Unit Code

Unit title

Hours

VU21430

Not Available

 

VU21431

Not Available

 

VU21432

Not Available

 

VU21433

Not Available

 

VU21434

Not Available

 

VU21435

Not Available

 

VU21291

Not Available

 

VU21292

Not Available

 

VU21294

Not Available

 


Pathways:

Completion of this course can lead to 22250VIC Certificate I in EAL

Certificate I in EAL

Certificate I in EAL (Access) outcome focus on the development of English language, speaking, listening, reading and writing skills directly related to immediate personal and social needs together with electives selected to develop relevant social, Settlement and numeracy skills and knowledge. The purpose if these qualifications are preparation for participation in further English language study or vocational training which may include English language support or employment

22250VIC Certificate I in EAL (Access)

 

 

Unit Code

Unit title

Hours

 

VU21454

Plan language learning with support

 

30

VU21450

Give and respond to short, simple verbal instructions and information

 

80

VU21449

Read and write short simple messages and forms

 

80

VU21451

Participate in short simple exchanges

 

80

VU21448

Read and write short, simple informational and instructional texts

 

80

VU21446

Use basic digital technology language and skills

 

50

VU21445

Identify Australian Leisure Activities

 

10

VU21444

Identify Australian Leisure Activities

 

20

 

Pathways:

Completion of this course can lead to 22251VIC Certificate II in EAL

Pre accredited 

Pre literate English 

Course Description
This course is designed for people who have little to no English language and literacy skills. The aim of this class is to provide a safe and comfortable environment for students to develop basic skills.

Pre requisites
There are no pre requisites for this course.

Course Content
•    Reading
•    Writing
•    Listening
•    Speaking
•    Numeracy

Conversational English 

Course Description
The Conversational English class runs from the Altona Meadows Library once a week. The aim of this class is to improve multi-level listening and speaking skills. The class also incorporates some reading and writing.

Pre requisites
There are no pre requisites for this class

Course Content

•    Listening
•    Speaking
•    Reading
•    Writing

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